|Zuccotti Park, New York City|
|Keith 'the tack' Olbermann|
Hundreds have been arrested in New York since the protests began last month. On Wednesday, the biggest crowd so far of about 5,000 people marched on New York's financial district, and police used pepper spray on some protesters. But protests for the most part have been non-violent.
A mixed message is being given in many protest: Multi-Millionaire and former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has verbally given support to the protest ,as has Billionaire George Sorso, both who have made fortunes dealing with large corporations and on Wall Street. The Obama administration is seen to side with the protesters despite the fact their policies have worsened the very situations being protested, and Wall Street is one of the biggest contributers to the Obama power machine. Go figure.
Yesterday protesters in Washington DC tried to storm and occupy the Smithsonian Air & space Museum, but were turned back by museum security. Protest organizers predict nationwide momentum will continue to build as groups like highly paid labor movements thugs, employed by the same corporations being protested, join the growing numbers.
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